2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Jun 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue
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HS 226 - Introduction to the Modern Middle East

(3.00 cr.)

Surveys the history of the Middle East (the Arab world, Turkey, and Iran) from WWI to today. Examines the impact of imperialism on the political, economic, and social development of the region; the emergence of nationalist movements and the formation of modern nation-states; the rise of Islamism; the politics of oil; regional and international conflicts, including the enduring Palestinian-Israeli conflict and the two Gulf wars; and the 2011 Arab uprisings.

Prerequisite: HS 100 .
Restrictions: Open to students with catalogue year 2022-2023 or beyond.

Sessions Typically Offered: Varies
Years Typically Offered: Varies

Interdisciplinary Studies: IA



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